Programs at Casa Werma


Touching the Earth: A Miksang Contemplative Photography Retreat

With Jake Lorfing, Melinda Rothouse and Patrick Larson

October 1 - 7, 2017
Casa Werma
Miksang Contemplative Photography is the art and practice of visual awareness, dropping our agendas and allowing the world to touch our hearts directly.

Art + Life Retreat: Shambhala Arts Training Parts 1 – 5

With Shastri Sandra Ladley and Artist to the Kalapa Court Marcia Wang Shibata

November 18 - 26, 2017
Casa Werma
This is a rare opportunity to engage with these teachings and teachers in the splendid retreat setting of Casa Werma, a place of creative inspiration for Chogyam Trungpa, Sakyong Mipham, and many others.

Weekthun: Illuminating Basic Goodness

With Acharya Holly Gayley

December 15 - 23, 2017
Casa Werma
Illuminating Basic Goodness explores the connection between personal, social, and environmental transformation, based on Shambhala and Buddhist teachings.

Half-Dathun: Illuminating Basic Goodness

With Acharya Holly Gayley

December 15 - 30, 2017
Casa Werma
Illuminating Basic Goodness explores the connection between personal, social, and environmental transformation, based on Shambhala and Buddhist teachings.

Great Eastern Sun, Windhorse, and Drala

With Stephen Vosper

January 20 - 28, 2018
Casa Werma
The beauty of this retreat is the depth to which the power of windhorse and the magical quality of drala can be explored and experienced, particularly in the sacred gardens of Casa Werma, in the heart of Patzcuaro, Pueblo Magico.

Rousing Drala: All those gods of the cosmic lineage who command coincidence

With Acharya Melissa Moore

February 24 - March 4, 2018
Casa Werma
A Werma and Scorpion Seal Retreat

Spring Kado Retreat: The Way of Flowers

With Artist to the Kalapa Court Marcia Wang Shibata

April 12 - 17, 2018
Casa Werma
Kado, like ikebana, cultivates appreciation for each moment, to work with obstacles, & to develop respect for ourselves, others & all forms of life.